6th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Carol Burnett win (TV)
- Greg Chappell 235 & Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad
- The first festival of rock music kicks off in the Soviet Union.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
- Stephen Milne, Australian rules footballer